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Neil Kreitman Scholarship
Scholarship Name Neil Kreitman Scholarship
Academic Year 2019
Scholarship amount £6,241
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 3 April 2019
Deadline: 3 April 2019

The studentship would be opened to applicants proposing to carry out a research project in the field of the Buddhist art, architecture or archaeology of Gandhara or of another Northern Central Asian Buddhist Culture.

For new applicants, the studentship would be tenable at the school for three years, one academic year in the first instance and renewable for a further two years, subject to annual satisfactory progression (£6,241 each year for up to 3 years).

For Current students at SOAS, the scholarship will be for:

  • Students enrolled on year 1 - the student will get funding for Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4: continuation writing up period (£6,241 each year for up to 3 years)
  • Students enrolled on year 2 - the student will get funding for Year 3 and Year 4: continuation writing up period (£6,241 each year for up to 2 years)
  • Student enrolled on year 3 - the student will get funding for Year 4: continuation - writing up period (£6,241 each year for one year)

Eligible Programmes

  • Full-time MPhil/PhD, which involves undertaking research in the field of  Buddhist art, architecture or archaeology of Gandhara or of another Northern Central Asian Buddhist Culture
  • Part-time programmes are not eligible. Current part-time students must change to full-time status if their application is successful and they elect to accept this award

Candidate Criteria

  • Home/EU and Overseas
  • New applicants must be starting in September 2019 or be a current MPhil/PhD student at SOAS
  • Applicant should hold a good first degree, or equivalent qualification, preferably in a relevant subject and must normally possess or expect to be awarded a Merit or Distinction in their Master’s Degree
  • Applicants must submit a research proposal, which must have a primary focus in the field of the Buddhist art, architecture or archaeology of Gandhara or of another Northern Central Asian Buddhist Culture
  • New Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2019) must have an offer of admission to a degree programme at SOAS by the scholarships deadline
  • New Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2019) must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 June 2019. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible

Candidate Assessment

  • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by Selection Panel consisting of three academic members
  • For new applicants only: academic references, degree result, research proposal, your statement and other relevant information in your application will be considered to assess the above criteria
  • For current students only: an academic reference, degree result, your statement and other relevant information will be considered to assess the above criteria

References

For Current MPhil/PhD students only a reference is required from your current research supervisor.

The reference form is available from the download box at the top right. Please download ‘The Neil Kreitman Studentship 2019 Reference Form’

Your research supervisor must return the reference form by 16:00 UK local time, 03 April 2019 to scholarships@soas.ac.uk

For new applicants, reference from your MPhil/PhD admissions application will be used.

Late applications and references will not be accepted.

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